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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chiba, Japan

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chiba...

Chiba is a coastal city in Japan. It is a comparatively big coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 919729 people. The water temperature around Chiba varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (57°F) in March up to 23.7°C (74.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chiba is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Chiba?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Chiba is approximately:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Chiba. The closest decent spot is Katagai, which is 19.6km (15.3miles) away from Chiba. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Katagai and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Chiba are Taito, which is approximately 24.6km (15.3miles) away, and Osaki, located approximately 38.6km (23.9miles) from Chiba.

Are there nice beaches located close to Chiba?

No, not many beaches are located near to Chiba. The next good one is Kujukuri Beach, which is more than 20.1km (12.5miles) away from Chiba. If you have some extra time, you can also try Haeundae Beach, which is ca 620km (385.1miles) away from Chiba.

What wetsuit is recommended for Chiba?

The water temperature around Chiba is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Chiba. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to approximately 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Chiba?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Chiba: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Chiba...

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